LBK case update 01-12-21

Five more Lubbock County residents have died from COVID-19 and its complicatons, according to the city health department. The total number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 is now 618.

City staffers confirmed 1213 new COVID-19 cases and 134 more recoveries Tuesday. There are currently 3,554 active cases in Lubbock County.

A total of 40,585 Lubbock County residents have received a positive test and have since been listed as recovered, more than 90 percent of the total case count of 44,757.

214 patients are currently being treated at a Lubbock hospital for COVID-19. Of those, 65 are in an ICU.

There are currently 29 staffed hospital beds available with 28 patients waiting for a bed.

Lubbock remains about the 15 percent threshold where the percentage of COVID-19 confirmed patients in regional hospitals as a percentage of available hospital beds.

Trauma Service Area B will remain under the addtional restrictions outline under Governor Abbott's Executive Orders until we remain below 15 percent for seven consecutive days.

Much more detailed data can be found on the city's COVID-19 dashboard - here.